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Australian Dollar Test of Support is a Big Deal

Australian Dollar Test of Support is a Big Deal

David Rodriguez, Head of Product

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AUDUSD – Retail traders remain net-long the Australian Dollar and have remained so since the pair crossed below the $0.80 mark in May. As long as that remains the case we see little reason to shift from our long-standing contrarian bearish trading bias.

It will be critical to watch the Australian Dollar’s reaction to key near-term support; a major breakdown remains somewhat unlikely. Yet we see little reason to buy the AUD/USD given extremely one-sided crowd sentiment.

See next currency section: NZDUSD - New Zealand Dollar Outlook Remains Negative

--- Written by David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist for

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